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, pretty exciting. >> here in the city and oakland too. the as beat the rangers last night. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington at the oakland coliseum where the as got some work to do, could even be better if they could win the next two games. >> reporter: if they win the next two games they could win the division something that people never saw coming at the beginning of the season, the as always seen as the underdog but they are on a winning streak and the excitement is not over for fans. there is a game tonight at 7:00 against the rangers but it was a big game last night when they beat the rangers 4-3 that clinched that spot in the play- offs. here is the 9th inning strikeout that sealed the deal. >> he got him! he struck him out! [ applause and cheers ] >> reporter: this was the as' fourth straight win and six of seven. more than 21,000 fans packed the stands last night to see the six-year dry spell end finally. in the clubhouse corks were flying and champagne flowing. >> whoo! >> reporter: looks like fun, doesn't it? and this is a big deal because nobody expected this from the as especi
. they beat the rangers at the coliseum three to one in front of 30,000 fans. there was one run allowed over six innings. they've tied the rangers for first place in the west. this is the 162nd game of the season. al began just after 12 said that. >> this was not supposed to happen this is like cinderella crashing the ball. it's an unbelievable story in baseball right now. most experts pick the coast oakland a's to lose a hundred games and now they're on the process of winning the american league west. they're already in the playoffs and that's great news. if they win today they are the champs of their division and will have one of the best records in all of baseball. probably the most improbable story and all of baseball. they have one of the smallest pay rolls and they were 13 games behind the texas rangers on june 30th before they made this unbelievable round. they won five in a row. it did make it 60 their division champs. they will not have to go to the crazy wild card playoff scenario. they can sit at home and wait to figure out who they are going to play. to put in perspective, their
because the tech as rangers -- texas rangers is leading 5-1 in the fourth inning. they score 6 runs on 4 hits, 2 walks on a costly texas rangers error. rookie fly ball on center field. josh hamilton simply drops it. that simply ended the inning. go ahead and insurance run scores. five relievers come shut down the relievers. relievers gets the final out. cocoa crisp gets the final out. that is their sixth straight win, to win the division, the 15th west division title for the oakland a's. >> from day one, it's installed in us. they never give up, try to come back. when you get down after a big inning like that, in a situation like this, there's no time to hang your head. guys came out. we got in the dugout and we're ready to go. >> in a position to having to fight for our careers and having to fight for our livelihood. to stay up here and put a bunch of guys in the clubhouse, that's the survivor mentality, played ever in a game. that's what we do every single game. >> why am emotional in a baseball game. >> the effort that went into this at every level is so -- >> wow. and in fact, luke t
's forecast in 90 seconds. but first ktvu's matt keller join us live from ellam rock park where park rangers are taking extra precautions tonight, mark. >> reporter: these signs behind me will be out again tomorrow telling the public that alum rock park is closed due to extreme fire danger. near triple digit temperatures could not stop francis tuddle for practicing for his high school team. but the sign near alum rock park did. >> reporter: now where where are you going to run? >> another loop, something extra. >> reporter: we salk hikers, cyclists and drivers turn around forcing plans to be changed. >> maybe take a walk later on just down the street after it cools down a little bit. >> reporter: rangers closed the park today because of the high fire danger. when temperatures hit 99 degrees they decided closing it tomorrow would be a good idea as well. >> there is fuel down here, if you add hot temperatures and if the wind can i bees up who knows what could happen. >> reporter: firefighters say some of the bay area's most devastating fires happened in october. and the people living in and ab
of 30,000 fans johnny jones hit a home run. they tied the rangers for first place in the american league west. they are sharing the division lead with the rangers and finally even the series. let's turn to our sole reporter jacki. >> good morning marc this was not supposed to happen this way. most people predicted the oakland a's will lose almost a hundred games this season. if they have one of the lowest payrolls and though whole baseball league. there were 13 games behind the raiders and then they started to turn it around. that play for the american league west championship today if this is game 1. they are at a flat footed tie with the. last night they did it again and they won their fifth game in a row. they are 93 and 681 of the best records in baseball. it was unbelievable. they expect huge crowds and if they win today they win the american league west. they're already in the playoffs and this story continues that if they win today that will get a few days off and they will be guaranteed at least one home game. the last thing you want to do was go on this wild card game is to win
are in soul position of second place of the wildcard and three games behind the rangers are the tite -- rangers for the title. tomorrow's game starts at 3:00 p.m. kron 4 news. >>> coming up, an update on the police search for a woman who tried to get her 10-year-old daughter to help her steal. we will have details. >> the a's, a big, big deal as they try to make the playoffs, we will have highlights and the giants finishing out the season, 49ers in new york, raiders getting ready for denver, all those stories straight ahead in this broadcast. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow. you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no, we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver. only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. ret
, if they sweep this season ending series with the rangers they will capture the american league west title. our sports director gary radnich will have more coming up in sports. >>> there is breaking news tonight, the body of one of two fishermen who went missing yesterday morning was discovered tonight by his family who were searching. no word on which fisherman was found near pigeon point south of half moon bay. this is video of the boat. it capsized by a large wave on sunday after leaving the marina. the boat washed ashore and got stuck on these rocks. four men were on board, two were wearing life jackets, they swam to shore, the other two went missing. the coast guard suspended their such but family continued to search and they found the body about 6:30 p.m. tonight. >>> tonight the albany middle school school teacher accused of molesting a student is dead, it appears james izumizaki took his life. kron 4's jr spent the afternoon at albany middle school. >> reporter: a very emotional day at albany middle school right here. james izumizaki was not only a math teacher but a coach and someone i
? >> yeah!! whoo! >> reporter: and the last time the oakland as played our texas rangers was here at home on july 18th. i had the privilege and the honor of throwing out the first pitch and ever since then, this team is 46-22. >> whoo! > >> reporter: today's game is the second sold-out game of the entire season. now, tell me, what is your name? >> my name is rob. >> reporter: have you been to many games thi season in. >> 30. oakland has a rich tradition of baseball. today, they are going to show the texas rangers how the west was won. >> yeah! >> let's go, baby! whoo! >> reporter: this game is for bragging rights. whoever wins today will be number one in fact american league west. now, what is your name is you are milton, right? >> i'm milton. what's up. >> reporter: what's so special about this game in your opinion? >> we have the whole city coming out everybody from around the bay area showing support for the best underdog in baseball right now. >> yeah! >> the city's uniting about a good cause and we're all having fun and enjoying ourselves. >> reporter: thank you, guys. thank you
. if they can win they will be division champs and you can bet, a's are taking on the rangers for a very meaningful final game of the season. that was the strike out that sealed the deal last night. the a's beat the rangers and that put them in a tie for first place in the al west. they have not even had a share of first place up until now and of course the team is red hot while the rangers are struggling and last night gerard belmont also known jonny gomes was asked about the critical game. >> i am not going to lie to you, we have rallied around each other and we have checked another one off the list and that's a big celebration after a win last night. >> fans at box offices will be buying tickets and if they win today they go straight to the division series this weekend if they lose they will play a do or die game against the baltimore orioles or the yankees. you can expect the coliseum will be packed for the season finale and again first pitch 12:45, ktvu channel ktvu channel 2 morning news. alex savage. >>> if you have some photos you would like us to see, send them. we might just p
to be out at the dock of stadium as the a's take on the rangers for game two you look for this weather. 79 degrees at the 7:05 p.m. start time. winds will come from the northwest of about 6 mi. per hour. the seven day around the bay forecast a cooling trend beginning tomorrow and cooler temperatures off quite a bit as we head towards friday. saturday and sunday looked at as westbound highway 4 is slow out of antioch. traffic speeds pick up approaching pittsburgh and over the well pass we are delayed once again. it is pretty sluggish but no incidents to report just your usual drive coming out of antioch this morning. the north bay is starting to slow things down northbound excuse me southbound 11 just approaching 37. speeds their slower than usual about 32 minutes right now out of nevada into the city. take a look at conditions along the peninsula wraping up on some good news here a lot of green on the runway ♪ [ male announcer ] the first look...is only the beginning. ♪ ♪ introducing a stunning work of technology. ♪ introducing the entirely new lexus es. and the first ever es hybri
's and rangers bob melvin hopes another rookie pitcher polls them through. one inning allowed two home runs makes it 5 nothing texas, the a's belted two home runs than josh rhetoric makes it patrick was 9-7 oakland, the rally fell short, the a's lose 9-7. four games behind the rangers in the division: maintains a two game lead in the wild-card standings. barry zito goes for his 14th win as a giant, the new kids helped him get at hunter pence with his 14th home run and marcos could grow gone, giants went 7-4 and the annual ritual the rookies are forced to dress up you could not see their faces. buster posey was subjected to the hazing not long ago. >>> i had a short skirt that's another said >>> former met keith hernandez had his famous moustache for 25 years but shaved it today to rise $10,000 for alzheimer's. the regular officials are back in the crowd in baltimore acted like they were the rolling stones maybe fans will get satisfaction. >>> down goes frazier. the hit by canal ellerbee he walked off. the number one play, he brought it back >>> that was travis snyder brought mike baxter >>> alzhe
's. but they weren't going to let it happen today. 8-4 rangers, but the a's set an all-time record for strikeouts. cespedes, moss, and reddick breaking from his shump. 2 home runs. a's hit 5 in all today. 9-7 rangers. the a's are 4 back of texas with 6 games to go. angels lost, so the a's remain 2 games up in the wildcard race. a's home versus seattle tomorrow night. >>> name a better catch than this! travis snider climbs the wall, and yes, the pirates lost to r.a. dickey's 20th win, but he robs mike baxter of the mets with this sensational play! >>> stanford, they're on national television night, and david shaw went up to washington to watch the cardinals, murphy giving stanford a 13-3 lead. watch them lose to washington. keith price finding cason williams, going to juggle the ball. will hang onto the 35-yard touchdown. catch and run, 17-13 washington. stanford only 91st downs. this is probably -- 9 1st downs. now the trend, when you upset a ranked team, storm the field, the students all over the place. >>> the referees, the real ones, were back tonight in baltimore. and they received a big ovat
. for those of you heading to the a's came later tonight against the rangers first pitch after 705 temperatures will be sitting in the low 80s and as we head into the rest of the evening we to introduce wins coming in from the south at 7 mi. an hour. take a look at your extended forecast a very warm conditions on tap tomorrow. 93 degrees expected in livermore 87 over in fremont and as we going to have to new highs by 3:00 p.m. we climbed into almost triple digits for livermore and fairfield 87 expected in vallejo. wednesday we start to turn the corner known '90s whatsoever we will continue with that cooled down temperatures below average transitioning into the weekend. robin >> will your ride into san francisco still slow by way of the bay bridge no relief for you get as you get into the city. we have a couple of trouble spots earlier accident near the toll plaza on the san francisco side not to four from the fremont street exit. your backed up on to the 880 into the bays on 280 westbound it will be as logo 80 west along the shore getting into open lots of extra time getting into s
... >> the a's preceded the texas rangers and they clinched one of two american league wildcard spots. they now have playoff shirts and hats and now a pie in the face. as you can see the celebration continued into the clubhouse and the champagne and beer was flowing and there has was also some dancing going on. if they win tomorrow, they still get that wildcard spot. i didn't expect to be door here so we are really excited. >> tdoes it feel like you thought it would? >> well, way better but this is what you work your whole life for. >> now, you can send your photos to us at www.ktvu.com and you can share them on twitter, it is always fun to with the pie in the face? >> you have to do the pie in the face, you have to sneak up on them, they have to be in the middle of something else... >> well, they do it all the time and they like it too. >> it is kind of funny. congratulations to the oakland a's. you know, most of us have to go to work and have to get to the bay bridge but if you are driving any time soon, it is just a little bit of a crowd and if you can get going soon you might avoid the busi
at the coast for one more evening. tonight big game against the rangers. warm inland, still in the 80s even past sunset after 7:00. changes though tomorrow. big changes. low pressure moves to the north closer toward us giving us the onshore flow. all we have to do is changing the wind direction and we're going to get cooler. that happens tomorrow. then low pressure is going to park over top of us this upcoming weekend. we'll be back down to the 60s for highs near the bay for everywhere near the bay. 70s inland and there's the chance of a few rain showers next week. for tomorrow, downtown san francisco, from 94 all the way down to 67. inland locations only in the 80s. redwood city down to 78. napa 79. santa rosa 20 degrees cooler down to 80 degrees. we are going to cool down even more. this upcoming weekend highs inland in the upper 70s near the bay, upper 60s and there's a chance of a few rain showers next monday. and that's your cbs 5 forecast. >>> well, in our next half hour, the bay area city with a strict new ban on smoking. and what you'll have to do in order to smoke on a sidewalk. >>
. the oakland a's are currently in the second wild-card spot. there are two and a half games behind the rangers. >> kron4 once again gives you the best seat anywhere. it is the kron4 blue angels live sponsored by jeep. it is a part of the fleet week festivities. hosted by mark danon and george rask. let's hope that the skies are clear and that there is no fog or clouds. >>brian: tomorrow will be hot around the bay area. >>vicki: that is it for us. we are back at 11:00 p.m.. " [ male announcer ] jay likes it when his mobile phone helps him deposit his checks. jay also like it when mother nature helps him wash his car. mother nature's cool like that. mobile check deposit. easier banking. standard at citibank. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow. you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no, we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real?
, watch this in the final out, love this. a's tied with the rangers. after trailing by 13 games on june 30th, he finishes it off. the a's have come all the way back, the winner of the american league west will be decided at 12:35 start tomorrow at the coliseum. and it is nice to see you get on the band wagon. >> i'm happy for both of our teams! you should be too. [ laughter ] >> no, i'm one of these guys that -- no, i'm happy. but you know what journalism is? it's a hard -- no, no! see? you wanted pompoms and all that stuff. what if you came on the air -- 92 it's sports! you can do that! >> oh, so we're the toy department. [ laughter ] >> oh, we're just all fun and games. >> you can do that in sports! >> but not in hard news! >> no. you cannot do that in hard news. i thought you would have learned that by now. >> all the way to the bank. >>> st. louis owes the giants big-time tonight. matt cain is going to start in game 1 of the playoffs. here's the deal. the cardinals lose their game to cincinnati, so the dodgers could take it to the final game of the season. and look at zito, he got
's. the american league west taking down the texas rangers. we are going to go live to the oakland coliseum or check our stone. tell us about the excited fans. j.r.? -- >> we are talking what the excitement. this is a pair of goggles because the photojournalist needed this with champagne. and we would need to show you this video but first, you can see the end of the line. this was over two-hours with people lined up looking for tickets. let me take a special moment. the end of the moment where there was a couple of hours this afternoon after that fly ball. you can see the oakland a's running out on the field. it was exciting. there were on the field even after they had victory. and with several items going on and they had that a victory lap a round the field. finally making their way down stairs and i think that are they going to have champagne. as we are waiting to interview. these big huge courts of champagne bottles and we talked to some of these players. and this is what they had to say. >> are you tired of drinking champagne? [laughter] what kind of question. heck no. >> and this litt
you. how about your oakland as? they came from down four runs to beat rangers 12-5 to win the american league west yesterday. in front of a sellout crowd the as swept texas to finish a historic late season surge. they won the last six games and clinched the home field advantage in the first round of the play-offs. >> too many times this year people want to point to intangibles and not recognize that there are some good baseball players there. and there's no such thing as being lucky for 162 games. >> as open play-offs saturday. the first, two in detroit saturday and sunday. but on a sat note about as relief pitcher pat neshek acquired a month or two ago, a sad note when he asked for prayers after his first child died in florida less than a day after he was born. >>> thousands of people are expected for the installation mass of the new roman catholic bishop in san francisco. it will draw protestors outside st. mary's cathedral. cate caugiran explains why some of the his views are controversial. >> reporter: good morning. that's because demonstrators are concerned about the new archbisho
spot wi win tonight against the rangers and ktvu's fred inglis is live, it is possible the a's could win the division? >> reporter: absolutely all they have to do is sweep the texas rangers in the next three days. easier said than done but they coulclch a wildrd spot tonight, even if they lose and tampa bay and the angels lose well. they hope to get their 6th sell out of the year. th are here to buy tickets 4 s e re game tand some fans say this year's team re nds them of the 1970s. >> big red machine. what happened? joe, he grew up in oakland. got the work cut out r them. next thing you know -- >> reporter: what do you think of? >> fighters. young fighters. they are going to go all the way. they are hungry for the win. >> we dominate when everyone wrote us off. impressive. a team full of no one and nothing and here we are pushing for the division. >> reporter: a's also expect merchandise sales will go up. i have been told by officials but both club houses are prepared for a champagne showers. if texas wins they will clinch the division. worth celebrating. the a's if tampa bay and the
towards the play offs. a win over the texas rangers. they have now locked up a wild card spot which would be a one game winner take all as the a's win their final regular season game against the rangers they would clench the american league west and bypass the wild card. well, take a look at this talk about excessive celebration a junior hockey player in new jersey got a big surprise after scoring a goal going straight through the glass. best new of all though he was not hurt and his team won four to one. >>> well, thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. we will see you the next time news breaks. i'm julie haener. our coverage continues with the 10:00 news tonight. we are live in the south bay with hot weather and we are always here for you at ktvu.com. tmz is coming up next right here on tv 36 what appears on the surface to be an understated example of unequaled american achievement, is actually an extremely sophisticated apparatus of goodness and flavor, bonded together by a perfectly aged, all natural, tasty... gooey... blanket of love.
to finish of the regular season, one day tuesday and wednesday against the texas rangers at home. >>gary: the giants have the division wrapped up. for the ahmanson old, and must appease working to have the. >> here is latin still very over how or vo: for years, sacramento politicians have chopped away funds for our schools. today, we're forty-seventh out of fifty in per-pupil funding. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >> a famous paintings bought at a flea market could have been stolen goods. five x nine and a work between $75,000-$100,000. clark >> the fbi is currently investigating how i got from the museum to the flea market and trying to determine who gets to keep it. >> a human called for dracula's daughter, we have reviews of movies and now showing. >> t
and two and a half up on a angels for last wild-card spot the angels and rangers play a double header tomorrow. hunter pence give the giants early lead with this blast. his 23rd of the year. that made it 3-0 ballgame. buster posey 242 tonight. he leads the batting race. a rough night for madison baumgarner eric and his final start in regular-season only lasted four innings. he gave up a two run shot. the giants lose to padres 7-3. day to ryder cup. phil mickelson is this one a beautiful approach shot. he knows where to place it. this rolls right to this day and keeps going a beautiful shot he gets it within inches partner bradley keegan tire ryder cup record with their sixth and seventh win said this morning. tiger sat out this morning but played with steve stricker in afternoon, a loss to sergio garcia the west up 10-6 they need format more points to win. when we comeback checked in on the spartans of san jose state and packed two of action for you cow tries to,,,,,,,,,,,,,, -those other store cards... -...preferred shopper... ...club...things... ...kept sending me coupons for cat fo
in the last few games. the rangers and angels currently playing a second game of a doubleheader. the standings are going to change. the a's could catch him. they come to oakland tomorrow. strap in, folks, it will be crazy. >>> in contrast, the giants looking like a team waiting for the play offs to start. 9th inning, san diego, former padre out of here. solo shot. that is the 1st home run given up by san diego closer houston street this year. two batters later he gives up the 2nd. giants scored 5 unanswered runs and win 7-5. >>> and a shocker in golf. europeans comeback and they stung the united states t. is over. >> yes. a lot of that, talk about it in game day. >> i have is a reporter with the athletics, one with stpraoeupbers and one 49ers and one with the raiders. >> >>> we will show you a new approach to get rid of a headache and his patients say it works. that story and more tonight at 11:00. that will do it for this edition of eyewitness news "60 minutes" is next. arnold schwarzenegger on dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the f
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as the weekend. >> if they sweep the rangers they will win if that at least have the wild-card game. >> opening statements for the woman accused of killing a nursing student. about two dozen people filled the courtroom to watch including members of lace family. prosecution told the court that they found dna evidence belonging to ask about on the shell lay staring well. other evidence included a series of threatening text messages. they disappeared in may of 2011 and her body was found and rule alameda county months later. a stabbing early sunday first marks the first of eight killings in 11 days. this happened early sunday morning at the intersection of railroad and monterey highway in san jose. you can see the crime tape as they take it down. it happened at one in the morning or as many as 30 people were involved in a roadside brawl. police are not sure what happened to incite that but they know at least one person was stabbed. >> there is at least 30 individuals. as whether there was a brawl or what happened is still undetermined. investigators are still going through and talking to people wh
we go live to our washington, d.c. bureau. >>> the oakland as beat the texas rangers, 4-3. the as are heading back to the playoffs for first time in six years. [ cheers ] >> struck out all three batters at the top of the 9th. the celebration started. that means at the very least, the as clinched one of the two american league championships. the celebration moved into the clubhouse. the champagne, the beer was knowing. the players started dancing, too. coco crisp played a big role in the game, doubling in the go- ahead run and epscoreed the eventual run. you know, you wouldn't think that all of these rookies would be doing something like this but they have better mentality and they have this useful spark. >> yeah. the as have two games left, tonight and tomorrow afternoon. the now -- they are now one game behind texas. if they win both against the rangers the as will be the western division champs. the as still get that wild card spot. >> that's very excite sighting. very good news. >>> 7:11. nurses on strike. there could be a walkout and what it means for urgent care. >>
since last week. >> and a big game this afternoon at the oakland coliseum. the as and the rangers play for the american league west title. oakland beat texas 3-1 last night. both teams are in the play-offs but the winner jumps right into the al divisional series. the loser will have to play a one-game wild card game on friday. >>> go, as. that starts about 12:35 today. got your traffic and weather coming up after the break. ,, ,,,,,,,, >>> good morning. we'll take you towards the bay bridge toll plaza. it is a busy morning once again if you are trying to get into san francisco. metering lights are on. and it is stacked up into the maze. let's see. we had an early-morning fender- bender approaching the pay gates. it is long since cleared. but anyway we're left with a good wait behind the toll plaza. elsewhere, the nimitz 880 through oakland, not too bad so far. around 8:00 backs up past the oakland coliseum. that's your "timesaver traffic." here's lawrence. >> we have a lot of sunshine outside right now. looking good toward the golden gate bridge. nice and clear maybe late in the day t
, they will be the champs. you can get the coliseum will be rocking today. the as taking on the rangers in a crucial series. >> strike three called! [ cheers ] >> reporter: last night, the as beat the rangers 3-1 and that put them in the tie for the rest. they've now erased what's been a 13-game deficit. if the as win today, they would go straight to the series. that begins this weekend. as the as are making this incredible push to the playoffs, they are more reason to celebrate. it looks like the team will be staying put in oakland for at least the next five years. they won't be moving to the south bay, it doesn't look like, until 2018. that's because the coliseum authority recently handed the as, a five-year extension and lew wolff is apparently very interested in reaching an agreement to keep them here for the foreseeable future. some folks say winning will go a long way to keep the team here. >> people support the team and they love the team. we've been told they don't want to stay. but today, it's exciting, the fans will be out. the buzz around the bay is exciting. >> reporter: yesterday at the colise
championship. at one time the as trailed the rangers by 13 games and yesterday was the only day all season they had soul possession of first place. >> the thing we preachd from day one, you know it is installed inside of us, so they never give up. >> this will betheas first playoff appearance since 2006. >>> the as will now play the american league central division champions, the detroit tigers the first two games played there, the first game saturday at 3:00 p.m., game two is sunday. the teams will then head to oakland for game three on tuesday. >>> now across the bay the giants, who clinched weeks ago are also gearing up for post- season play this weekend and catcher buster posey has another reason to celebrate, he won the batting title with a 336 average, the first national league catcher to win the crown in 70 years. experts also expect posey to win most valuable player after he was outnearly all of last season with a serious injury. >>> the giants will go up against the cincinnati reds and the former manager dusty baker. game one is saturday night at 6:30 at at&t park, game 2 also the
45 minutes ago they clinched a spot with a 4-3 win over the rangers. dennis o'donnell is there and we'll have more coming up in sports. >>> bay area egg producer is taking heat from an animal rights group that says customers are being duped by misleading packaging showing happy-looking chickens. why the group says customers deserve a refund. >> reporter: it all comes down to this picture, a hen and her chicks, pecking away in an open field on a carton of judy's organic eggs. they say it's false advertising and they're suing petaluma egg farm. >> the picture on the packaging depicts hens roaming about in a field. >> reporter: organic eggs usually cost a third more than regular ones. but bonnie doesn't mind. >> i look for that, because i want an animal that is free and roaming free, not in a cage. >> reporter: the animal rights group says that is exactly the misconception. at the farm, it's obvious the hens are not outside. >> if you look around, you see a series of sheds with thousands of hens inside them. and you look at the green fields and you don't see anyone roaming, scratching or
coliseum. just don't pop the cork quite yet. a series between the a's and rangers, coming up. ,, dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. richmond's washington elemey school six >>> today, the first of many trees were planted at richmond's washington elementary school, part of a six-year pledge to promote healthy eating. they plan to create orchards by planting ten to 75 fruit trees in every public school in the district. >> they have an opportunity to maintain the trees and to watch them grow and then to harvest the fruit, to really enjoy the delicious fruit that the
title. tryi to beat the ranger y again to set up a one ge again to set up a one ge nner takin . >> come up tonight at 11:00 o'clock. extremely critical report on the oakland police department. what it says about the mentality of officers when they use deadly force. >> and tanning bed safety. new study that went looking for answers from thousands of people that use them or discover. more of this sports director is here with all the sports tonight. what a great story. >> it continues. not over yet. rangerwish it was over but no no no. a's celebrated my off first last night so tonight the after party and maybe again the pre-party trial to get from his picture tonight. turn out in droves in the green and gold at the coliseum. 2nd inning jam. runners at the courses. out of trouble following hamilton. he yushs that 1 the bounce off the wall. scoring for degree. rangers take a 1 nothing lead. same scor. nois offrigh hcruid bo is goi to edge for in it best to. petaluma a pride johnny goes em invite just went final at this moment they are tying with test for fears place. come dow
. they celebrated with champagne. i'm sure plenty of pies too after the team swept the rangers to win the division title on the final day of the regular season. >>> it is fantastic, unbelievable. coming for 20 years this is so great. >> been waiting for the a tess to get back to the championship we are going to do it this year. >>> certainly an improbable season for the a's climbing back from 13 games back of first place three months ago to end up on top. the math almost impossible, almost. >> nothing is impossible with this team apparently. >> nothing is impossible with sue hall catching that foul ball at the game yesterday many >> i heard it was one-hand grab and she dove into$#$;# thet dog vendor and we are standing on that story as we go along. >>> relief is here weather-wise. >>> good morning. starting out with live doppler 7 hd, mostly cloudy around the bay except san jose and live more this morning. we are looking at a mild start, upper 50s here's a look at our water have a more image this first system will begin to affect us today, tomorrow and throughout weekend. onshore flow merchandise
back with nine to play. swept the texas rangers yesterday. twice the payroll they do to win the american league west. that means that they are going to detroit to start the playoff series on saturday. now yesterday here it was frenetic and the fans were going crazy. we had a chance to talk to some of them after the game. they were ready to go with their amazing a's. >> i've been waiting all my life for something like that. watching the a s back in 2000, i was never at the game, but this time i was at the game. seeing the celebration the last three days, remarkable. >> they are going all the way. >> i'm experiencing history right now so i'm excited. >> i didn't really believe in the as, i had to be a part of it today. they've been making magic happen all year. >> reporter: it took to the last game in the season but finally the playoff pitcher is in place and we have a look at what you can expect from the oakland as starting on saturday. they go to detroit today, will practice friday, first game is saturday. 3:00. then they play again sunday. then they come back home to start
the last three games of the regular season against the texas rangers. they will meet tonight at the coliseum. right now the as are two games dehind the rangers in their division if the as sweep texas, they win the west. if they don't sweep, oakland still has a shot at one of the two american league wild card spots. the giants have punched their postseason a lodge time ago. but they still don't know if they will play washington or cincinnati a bay area church doing its part to keep the homeless program up and -- cincinnati. >>> a bay area church is do its part to keep the homeless program up and running. one of the founders is retiring. however, st. paul's episcopal church is voting whether to take over the operations of that program. >>> a church in antioch will pay special tribute to polices and firefighters tomorrow. it's called a blue mass. they will be honoring first responders from all around eastern contra costa county. it begins at 10:30 a.m. at st. ignatius of antioch catholic. there will be a tribute to kenyan, the officer killed. it will be at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow mo
at kron and the texas rangers. the rangers had a decent lead but the a's came back. brandon loss. and look at his two home runs 9-7 = 80s. they are trailing by four games. with a 9-7 = the 80the oakland athletics. for the angels for lost today and the oakland a's are still too above those wild- card and the pittsburgh pirates we have time for a great play. they have faded but nonetheless, a great defense. travis snyder, wow i would like to see matt to do that! that is great stuff. and his 20th victory. despite that great catch. and the n f l regular referees i am laughing because instead of the getting excited it is official. they are getting all of that attention. with the agreement tonight. it is the first time with so far, no complaints! baltimore right now is leading a. the 49ers are going to be in youngstown, ohio. the death last year with harbaugh having to go back and forth to the east coast twice. and if they lose? what the heck are they going to be doing in one week in youngstrom? alex smith. perhaps tossing to randy moss. >> there are no distractions, here. we hang out. and in th
at the coliseum. exciting. they have been on a roll. the as tied the rangers for the division lead last night. derek norris driving in a couple of runs in the 5th inning and we go to the sixth and the pride of petaluma jonny gomes says see ya! that's a solo shot. as win 3-1. they have come from 13 games behind to tie texas for the division lead. so here's how it sets up now. the as win this afternoon. they will win the west and get a best-of-five play-off series beginning on the weekend. if they lose, they are still in but it's a wild card game. that would mean a one-game play- off on friday. if they win they move on. if they lose, they're out. go as. the giants knocked the dodgers out of the play-offs in l.a. last night. great game, though. buster posey going deep for his 24th homer in an early giant lead. he should be the mvp. that held on to beat the dodgers then 4-3. they will play the season finale this afternoon in a game that doesn't mean much but anytime you beat the dodgers, that's a good thing. the cardinals got in because of that dodger loss. >>> play of the day comes from kansas c
walk off win for the a's this year with the 7-4 win the a's trail the rangers by 2- 1/2 games in the west. oakland's number to beat three. players can probably smell the finish line but know they can't take their foot off the gas. >> there's the emotional part but i think once you get out there in the game, obviously if you're not 100% focused you start to realize you're getting beat a lot. teams get beat. >> that's not what we focus on. we focus on playing one game at a time. every game out there is the biggest game of the year. >> that's what's great about baseball. any time you're in the line up, any time you're on the mound you have a chance to make a name for yourself. and it's all about going out there every day and
this evening, the oakland a's against the rangers the patch = 6:05 it is going to get dark but it is going to be relatively warm. that first pitch being thrown at 6:0 5:00 p.m. the big story is that excessive heat and also contending with port air quality day has been with spare the air date has been implemented. dehydration is certainly a concern with it today. limit your time outside and/or afternoon highs will be between 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.. your kron 4 7 day around the bay warm conditions on tap for tomorrow however, we could see perhaps 30 degrees compared with to what we are seeing with, right now. much lower than the seasonal average. 70's for the inland areas. and mid 60s for the coast. >> good morning give yourself plenty of extra time. no relief for the drive into the city by way of the bay bridge toll plaza. it is backed up into the oakland may ease. and across the upper deck in to san francisco the oakland- mes. towards san francisco city streets is about 20-25 minutes from the oakland m aze however, the san mateo/92 is looking good. however, getting clef a bit more crowded. wi
scenario to end final three games. and there are a's and rangers in a play jf series. >> you won't know witness this team. they're loose and confident going about their business as usual trying to win one game at a time and winning wild card will not enough for this team in green and gold. >> our goal is to win the division. many people think we can. no? and to be an expert in had this game, you know we do. so inside of this club house that is our goal and this is a position to fall short we get that wild card ask i know we have three games trying to win this division. >> this is coming down to texas. >> and this is pretty cool. >> and what is it living in the club house? >> we try to keep it simple and like to have fun. and to have several veterans scattered about. it's been a good feeling so this is -- i don't think different today. >> there is jared parker trying to get a victory and i've got rain gear ready. champagne and beer will be flowing. and there is hopefully a's will get the win tonight. i'll have highlights at 11:00. >> and we look forward to you be doused with champagne an
lose one, the a's assure themselves of a fourth season burn. if they somehow the rangers, the a's would win the america team west. >>> thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. we'll see you the next time news breaks. i'm gasia mikaelian and our coverage continues with the 10:00 news. tonight we're look intoog the death of a middle schoolteacher just days after he was accused of an inappropriate relationship with a student. keep in mind we're always here for you at ktvu.com and tmz is up next right here on tv 36 ron: years ago i made a promise to provide the best for my family, in sickness and in health. carol and i needed help figuring out what's covered by medicare and what's not. so we turned to the same folks we've relied on for health insurance all these years. announcer: ron and carol called anthem blue cross and found an affordable medicare plan that pays for some costs original medicare won't. now they can keep making memories for years to come. choose from plans offering protection from high out of pocket costs plus include prescription drug coverage with your monthly premium
degrees. big baseball game tonight. short-sleeved shirt weather for the as and rangers. as win two more, they will win the division. clear and warm tonight, first pitch temperature 82 degrees. because this is happening in october, we don't have a heat warning because we're cooling off tonight. we are down to the upper 50s for fremont, san jose 61, concord 61, vallejo 58 degrees. so we're hot during the day. but we are cooling off at night. now, that hot during the day thing? that's gone starting tomorrow. low pressure is work up the california coastline. where it will be tomorrow will give us the same counterclockwise flow but now it's an onshore flow. that means about 10 or 15 degrees cooler widespread with some areas on the peninsula or the coast like downtown san francisco 20 or 25 degrees cooler tomorrow. then low pressure is just going to kind of sit right over top of the bay area this weekend which means highs just about everywhere near the bay. we'll only be in the 60s and coming up for the top of next week, there is actually the chance of rain showers. so a significant weather c
's still have a shot to win the division if they can beat the texas rangers tonight and tomorrow. either way, fans say this season sends the message that the a's can thrive here in oak ran -- oakland. when the a's clenched the play off, new mom jenesa was in the stands. and she says she only missed one game, when she gave birth to her daughter. >> keep them in oakland, the fans love them here. >> the fact that they are doing better this year, there's more interest, more excitement. it's pushed the stadium issue to the front of the agenda. >> reporter: season ticket owner chris is one of many pushing for the new stadium. >> i didn't expect to be here this year. next year i did expect it but not this year. >> reporter: on stub hub.com we found play off bleacher seats for as little as 39 bucks. a similar seat was closer to 130 or more in san francisco. but a's fans say they are used to being the underdogs in more ways than not. >> we sweep the yankees four games and they say what's the matter with the yankees they don't say what's up with this oakland team. >> you still can't get any respec
! [ applause and cheers ] >> reporter: the as score 11 unanswered runs and sweep the texas rangers to win the american league west. >> they're going nuts! >> we're not finished yet. i realize that. but we're going to enjoy right now. it's an unbelievable feeling. >> it was great. we haven't had this kind of turnout all year. it got out blood pumping. >> too many times this year people want to point to intangibles and not recognize that there's some good baseball players here. and there's no such thing as being lucky for 162 games. >> reporter: tired of drinking champagne is this. >> what?! [ laughter ] what kind of question? >> reporter: the asked the dumbest question of the post- season. i admit it. allen, congratulations to your 2012 a.l. west champion oakland athletics. we have to see what the new york yankees do tonight until we know what the as will be doing in their first game of the post-season. allen what a great day at the coliseum. >> got a question for you of are you getting tired of getting doused with champagne is this. >> reporter: no, man. what a stupid question that is! >
angels and the texas rangers as the a's hope to clinch that playoff spot. yesterday the angels won in texas. today they battle again and you can watch that game on ktvu at 1:00. >>> all right. let's go over to rosemary who is watching the rising temperatures this morning. hey, rosemary. >> good morning. a calm start out there. temperatures a little cool, and boy is it cloudy. we have clouds widespread this morning. the marine layer right about 1500 feet and we're dealing with fog as well as high pressure builds in. the high pressure will bring us the warm-up, compressing the marine layer. poor visibility in areas like santa rosa as well as the coast. widespread 50s outside our door at this hour. by noontime, we're looking at 60s right along the coastline in san francisco, along the east bay shore, 70s around the bay. mid 70s in santa rosa to upper 70s near concord, and livermore, right about 80 degrees at lunchtime. into the afternoon. there is the red. 90s in the forecast, livermore, antioc, concord, and areas near clear lake for the afternoon. today going to be a warmer day. tomo
. they came from down four runs to beat rangers 12-5 to take the title yesterday afternoon. they will begin the play-offs in detroit on saturday, the first two there, and the next three if need be back in oakland. >>> we'll have your traffic and weather coming right up. ,,,,,,,, >>> good morning. let's go to highway 85, accident northbound at bascomb blocking lanes slow at the scene. south 880 at tennyson, also blocking the right lane slow in both directions. and south 101 at whipple two lanes blocked due to an injury accident backed up significantly too there. live look at the bay bridge, metering lights are on. >> the low clouds and fog return to the bay area. yes, a cooling trend is on the horizon. starting to feel like fall. this afternoon warming up only to the 60s for the most part around the coast and bay. our inland areas 70s to very, very low 80s. okay. here's your forecast over the next several days. looks like a similar day on tap for tomorrow. cooler for the weekend and a 20% chance of rain monday. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com ,,,,,,,, >>> "the was
butter. at a sold out coliseum yesterday the as beat the rangers 12-5. they won the american league western division. that win on the final day of the regular season capped one of the greatest comebacks in baseball history. at one time the as trailed texas by 13 games. >> i am pretty motion emotional about this. >> that is what it is about. >> the effort that went into this at every level is so -- >> that is him pouring the champagne on the boss' head and smoking his cigar, yeah, he had a good time right there. the as will play the american league central division champs, the tigers. the first two games played in detroit. the first game saturday at 3:00 p.m. and game two on sunday, then the teams come back to oakland to game 3 on tuesday. >> 7:24. it has been a while since the bay area has had two teams in the playoffs, of course, the giants clinched and gearing up for post-season play and buster posey has another reason to celebrate. he has would be the batting title and the first catcher to win it in years, and they expect him to win the mvp which is impressive because of that. a
, they ended and the a's lose 9/7 fishing boat road trip at 4/6. the fall for behind the rangers. but the angels lost today so oakland maintains a two game lead in that wild-card standings to get into the playoffs. since he is recovering from shoulder surgery, dallas braden has not done much on the field but he is doing plenty off of it. his appearance at a stockton town hall has gone viral thanks to this story from steve large. >> we're not going to have individuals shout out, for fairness for the rest of the crowd. >> deep in the crowd, sporting a backward baseball cap, his pointed shouting match with the police chief almost had him thrown out. but the a's pitcher continued his outrage after this anti violence rally and he made it clear who he is. >> is there in 21 to make with achieve? >> absolutely. my name is dallas braden. >> he says that he no longer feel safe in stockton with the murder rate on a record-setting pace. >> bankers for the fear of the community. we cannot do anything. if i could walk into a museum with the police chief and officers and i walked in there with
the d backs. a brutal trip for the a's against the rangers. brandon moss and redick who had his 30th and 31st but texas prevails 9-7. they remain two up on anaheim. however it would be a good time for a's fans to start showing up this weekend. seattle in town. that's the sporting life for a thursday night. that place should be packed. >> i hope so. >> we'll see. >> going down to the wire. thanks mark. >> mark, thanks. >> thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. we'll see you the next time news breaks. >> the news starts at 4:30, they'll be following the breaking news in san francisco where occupy protesters are trying to reoccupy the downtown area. with the beginning of the relationship is that each person has their own sexual timetable that the other person knows nothing about. that's why we need some sort of sexual rule book where it's written down and agreed upon, sexual standard dating procedure. so if there's any problems, you can go, "i'm very sorry, "but we've been out three times, "and according to article seven, "there's got to be some physical contact. "otherwise, i will
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